Albany Park


Lawsuit: Wine Expert Lashed Out At Woman After Bad Yelp Review

A war of words on the Internet has now culminated in a lawsuit.

CBS Chicago–01/13/2012


Albany Park Shooting May Be First Murder Of 2012

A 19-year-old man shot in the head early Monday in the Northwest Side Albany Park neighborhood appears to be the first murder of the year in Chicago.


Photo Of Parking Lot (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Electric Car Chargers Coming to Kimball Brown Line Parking Lot

Electric car chargers will be coming to the parking lot for the Kimball Avenue CTA Brown Line terminal.

CBS Chicago–12/14/2011


Police: Driver Was High When He Hit Pedestrian, Flower Shop

A Northwest Indiana man was high on drugs when he hit and injured an 83-year-old pedestrian while driving through the Albany Park neighborhood earlier this week.

CBS Chicago–12/13/2011

A teen boy was fatally shot Monday night in the Albany Park neighborhood. (CBS)

Teen Boy Dead, Woman Seriously Wounded In Albany Park

A teenage boy is dead, and a young woman was left seriously injured, following a shooting in the Albany Park neighborhood Monday evening.

CBS Chicago–12/12/2011

Admiral Theatre

Admiral Theatre Offers Lap Dances For Holiday Toy Donations

If you’re a stingy, Scroogey type at Christmas, the Admiral Theatre has an incentive for you to change your ways.

CBS Chicago–12/12/2011

Car Crash Graphic, generic sized image

Driver Hits Person At Bus Stop, Slams Into Flower Shop In Albany Park

A driver Monday morning slammed into several parked cars and a person waiting at a bus stop, and finally smashed into a flower shop at the edge of the Albany Park neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–12/12/2011

Crime Scene Tape generic sized image

2 Dead, 13 Wounded In Weekend Shootings In Chicago

At least six people were wounded in shootings overnight, bringing the total to two dead and at least 13 wounded in gun violence in the city since Friday night.


Fatal Shooting

One Dead, Another Wounded In Albany Park Drive-By

One person is dead and another wounded after an apparent drive-by shooting in the North Side Albany Park neighborhood Saturday morning.


Jose Cornejo-Flores, 51, is charged with leaving the scene of an accident for a fatal hit-and-run accident that killed 76-year-old Wyun Cho on Dec. 3, 2011. (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

Man Charged In Fatal North Side Hit-And-Run

A North Side man was charged Saturday for fleeing the scene of an Albany Park neighborhood crash that killed a 76-year-old woman crossing the street.


Pedestrian sign (Photo by Stand Honda/ Getty Images)

Elderly Woman Dies After Hit-And-Run Accident

A 76-year-old woman died after being struck by a van during a hit-and-run accident Saturday morning in the Albany Park neighborhood on the North Side.


Cruz Perez (left) and Steven Figueroa (right) are charged with shooting a 10-year-old boy on Halloween while the boy was trick-or-treating. They allegedly mistook the boy for a rival gang member. (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

No Bail For Men Charged With Halloween Shooting Of 10-Year-Old

Bond was denied Wednesday for two street gang members from the Albany Park neighborhood, accused of shooting a 10-year-old boy on Halloween after chasing and shooting at a group of trick-or-treaters they thought were rival gang members.


Ronan Park Shooting

Boy, 10, Wounded In Halloween Shooting In Albany Park

Police are searching for a gunman who opened fire in the Albany Park neighborhood on Halloween night, wounding a 10-year-old boy.

CBS Chicago–11/01/2011

File Photo Of Chicago Police Car (Getty Images)

Police Issue Warning After Armed Robberies In Albany Park

Police have issued a community alert for three robbery suspects who are armed and dangerous.


Rahm Emanuel discusses early childhood education rating system. (Credit: Craig Dellimore/WBBM Newsradio)

Emanuel Seeks TIF Funds For Library, School Parking Lot

Mayor Rahm Emanuel is proposing using Tax Increment Financing funds to build a new library in the Albany Park neighborhood and a parking lot for a school in Bronzeville.

CBS Chicago–10/05/2011

Miguel Ruiz (Chicago Police Department)

Suspect Charged In Connection With Fatal Police-Involved Shooting

A 20-year-old man was charged Friday in connection with the police-involved shooting late Thursday on the Northwest Side where police shot and killed a man who opened fire on them as they responded to a fatal shooting.


Police Shooting

Man Killed By Police In Albany Park Shootout

Police shot and killed a man overnight after he allegedly opened fire at them in the Albany Park neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–09/16/2011

Windshield Smashed

2 Charged With Smashing Windshields In Albany Park

Two young men have been charged with vandalizing a number of cars overnight in the Albany Park neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–09/08/2011

Northwest Side Robberies

Police Search For Robbers Striking On Northwest Side

Police are searching for suspects in a string of at least eight armed robberies on the city’s Northwest Side, from Logan Square all the way to Edgebrook.

CBS Chicago–09/06/2011


Man Shot By Cops Charged With Aggravated Assault

An 18-year-old man who was shot by Chicago police officers has been charged with aggravated assault for allegedly pointing a gun at the officers, who were investigating the sound of gunfire.

CBS Chicago–08/24/2011